Internet

Does Social Media Make Us Do Dumb Things

It seems that everyday we hear about a celebrity or society figure doing stupid things via facebook or twitter. This leads us to the question. Does social media make us do dumb things? I don’t think that it’s directly related to social media. We all do stupid things at times, but usually it’s only those […]

What’s your Social Media Policy?

Everyday thousands are joining in Social Media. This is anything from your employees with their own Social Media agenda to your business. As I have said before you should be thinking about Social Media, whether you want to activity run with it or not. One sure thing, your competition is. But right now I’m thinking […]

Are You on Facebook?

I’m not going to say that you should be a facebook user. But I do think that your decision should be based on a number of factors, including your time commitment, and your approach to social media in general. A recent conducted research of Co-Tweet and ExactTarget may assist in making that decision. Here are […]

Picking Your Domain Name

Amazingly I find that many small businesses still do not have an online presence and some of those who do are using shared sites such as weebly, BraveNet and Yola. Having your own Domain Name is best. Unless you have an unusual business name it’s quite possible that you may not be able to register […]

Things to Know About Web Sites

Have one. It’s been said here as well as many other places, every business should have some type of Web presence. For some they may not want or need a full featured site but just a listing with the basic Who you are, What items or services you provide, Where you operate and How to […]

Do you have a Disaster Recovery plan?

It doesn’t matter the size of a business, if a disaster happens it’s going to hurt. Having a plan may help alleviate the pain. The IT and Telecom infrastructures are a couple of the major items to consider in disaster recovery. If you lose your Internet connection or your telephones how critical is this to […]

Be Safe on the Information Highway

While we are on the Internet, either doing business or for fun, I’m sure the question has come to mind, How safe am I? To put it bluntly, as safe as you want to be. In some ways you could compare the Internet to walking the streets in a big city. Most of the time, […]

Use Your Email Signature to Promote your Business

Small Businesses usually have very little money for advertising, but one of the simplest way to get free advertising is to use your email Signature. A simple email Signature will have your Name, Title and Company name such as; Steven G. Atkinson Owner/Chief Consultant, E/S Technology Consulting But it should have a lot more. Let […]

Do They Know Your Web Address?

A few years ago the question was, “Do I need a website?” While there was a time it was considered an added feature, in today’s business climate, it should be considered a necessity. The question today should be; ‘Do they know my website’s out there?’ Anyone who goes under the impression, “build it and they […]

6 Ways to a Greener Office

Use Reusable Items Use Mugs with advertising for coffee and water. Give each employee two mugs, one to use at their office workstation and another to use at home. When serving coffee to a client or prospective client give them a mug promoting your business to take with them. Read Then Print For some it […]